A new debate about the impact of Afrobeats penetration in America is ongoing and a big commentary ensues about Wizkid’s popularity in America.
The Road Podcast, talked Wizkid, Drake and Afrobeats music in a certain episode of the podcast. They were of the argument that Wizkid wouldn’t be any popular or known in America with an input from Drake.
Remember in 2016 Drake featured Wizkid on ‘One Dance’ which was a number 1 Billboard hit for several weeks. The podcaster opined that Wizkid’s success in America can only be attributed to Drake through the exposure he gained by working with him. The went on to say Wizkid has failed to be the poster boy for Afrobeats as Sean Paul was to Reggae and Dancehall.
Listen to the Road Podcaster talk in the clip below.